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Mitchell Johnson  (Australia)

Mitchell Johnson Full Name: Mitchell Guy Johnson
Date of Birth: Nov 02, 1981, Townsville, Queensland
Major Team: Australia, Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Queensland, Western Australia
Playing Roll: Bowler
Batting Style: Left
Bowling Style: Left-arm fast
Nick Name: Midge, Notch
Height: 1.89m
International Debut: 2005

Batting And Fielding Records

Type M Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Test 73 109 16 2065 123* 22.20 3536 58.40 1 11 247 31 27 -
ODI 153 91 32 951 73* 16.12 987 96.35 - 2 81 23 35 -
T20I 30 17 7 109 28* 10.90 95 114.74 - - 8 3 5 -

Bowling Records

Type M Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Eco SR 4W 5W 10W
Test 73 140 16001 8891 313 8/61 12/127 28.41 3.33 51.12 16 12 3
ODI 153 150 7489 6038 239 6/31 6/31 25.26 4.84 31.33 9 3 -
T20I 30 30 656 797 38 3/15 3/15 20.97 7.29 17.26 - - -

Career Statistics

Test Debut:  Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, 08-12, Nov 2007
ODI Debut:  New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Dec 10, 2005
T20I Debut:  Australia v Zimbabwe at Cape Town, Sep 12, 2007

Mitchell Guy Johnson was born on Nov. 2, 1981 in Townsville, Queensland. He suffered a string of back stress fractures early in his career and drove a van for a living at one stage after losing his contract with Queensland.

He made his one day international debut in 2005, going on to play 153 matches in the format culminating in Australia's triumph in the 2015 World Cup final, his final outing. Took 239 wickets at an average of 25.26.

He made Test debut against Sri Lanka in Brisbane in November 2007, the first of 73 matches in the Baggy Green cap which netted him 313 wickets at an average of 28.40. He took 12 five wicket hauls and three times picked 10-wicket in a Test. A more than useful tail end batsman, Johnson scored 2,065 runs at an average of 22.20 with one century, an unbeaten 123 against South Africa at Cape Town in 2009. Second Test against New Zealand at WACA from Nov 13-17 was his last Test and as well as international match.

Awards:
He named International Cricket Council (ICC) Player of the Year, in 2009 and 2014.

Best in Careers

Fired Australia to a 5-0 Ashes sweep of England and a 2-1 series win in South Africa between August 2013 and September 2014, taking 59 Test wickets at an average of 15.23.

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